|Title:||Ordinal Logistic Regression Model in Identifying Hot Spot Factors That Affect Academic Performance of Students; The Case of College of Social Science and Humanities at Ambo University, Ethiopia|
|Keywords:||Academic performance, Ordinal, Time, Income and Chi Square|
|Publisher:||ST. MARY'S UNIVERSITY|
|Abstract:||Education is the process by which people acquire knowledge, skill, habits, values and attitude. (Cynthia George (2006)).The main goal of the study is Ordinal Logistic Regression Model in Identifying Hot Spot Factors That Affect Academic Performance of Students; The Case of College of Social Science and Humanities, Ambo University, Ethiopia. The total population for the study is 189 with the sample size of 72. So as to meet the requirement self administrated questionnaire is designed. A stratified random sampling is employed in the departments. Appropriate methods descriptive and inferential statistics (chi square test and ordinal logistic regression model). Result of descriptive statistics showed that majority of the students failed in medium achievement as compared to low achievers, most female students 73.7% are low achiever than male 26.3%. The result of ordinal logistic regression model revealed that sex; times spent for study, average monthly income, preference choice towards department, availability of reference book are statistically significant linked with the academic status of students in the study area. The university should give attention to alter or improve performance of students those felt in low academic achievement.|
|Appears in Collections:||Proceedings of the 14th International Conference on Private Higher Education in Africa|
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